Lahore Motorway rape: Sirajul Haq demands arrest of culprits in 48-hour

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LAHORE: Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Senator Sirajul Haq has demanded arrest of culprits involved in the Lahore gang-rape incident within 48 hours.

The JI ameer while condemning the incident of gang rape of a woman on the Lahore Motorway said that the accused involved in the incident do not deserve any concession.

He said that even the highways are not safe now. The Punjab government should arrest the culprits within 48 hours, if the culprits are not arrested within 48 hours, then the next course of action will be announced, he warned.

It may be recalled that the woman’s vehicle ran out of petrol and stopped on the Gujjarpura Motorway in Lahore yesterday (Wednesday).  Two armed men broke the car window and forcibly took the woman and her children down the motorway and subjected to gang-rape.

The accused also robbed the woman of valuables and cash.

The woman had called the motorway police but they allegedly said that no one was on emergency duty.